If we want to save women's physique sports then it's now or never – the death of the Ms International will be the catalyst which turns an empowering and athletic pursuit into a sexist beauty contest.
Some women blub at chick flicks, others cry at weddings, but champion powerlifter Emmy Louise burst into tears after nailing a 150kg (330lb) deadlift in competition!
This weekend Alessandra Tumolo will take to the stage at the London and South East Bodybuilding Championships showcasing one of the most muscular and graceful female physiques in the world.
Female bodybuilder and mum-of-two-Jackie Hague has flexed her way to the British bodybuilding finals after winning the UKBFF North West Championships 2013 on Sunday, May 5.
In the deeply conservative and patriarchal muslim nation of Afghanistan a handful of brave and powerful muscle women have smashed centuries of sexist taboos – by pumping iron in the nations' first ever Womens' Powerlifting contest.
Bodybuilder Joan Lauth, a woman regularly acknowledged to have built the greatest biceps in the history of female bodybuilding, is poised to make a stage comeback!
Female bodybuilder Ashanta Flores has a word of advice for women who get for building muscle - 'don't worry about the haters!'
Jess Williams is 5ft 4ins tall and 165lbs of pure uncompromising female bodybuilder. She is also on a one-woman mission to bring back the controversial 'most muscular' pose to female bodybuilding.
Realfemalebodybuilding.com pal and super-strong powehouse Marlys Valdes Quintana is today officially the strongest woman in Chile – for the fourth time.